Airbus A350 XWB

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Airbus A350XWB
Airbus A350-900 during its first flight on 14th June 2013
Role Wide-Body jet airliner
National origin Multi-country[1]
Manufacturer Airbus
First flight June 14, 2013
Status Being produced but not yet being used by airlines
Produced 2010-now
Number built 2-4[2][3]
Unit cost A350-800:US$254.3 million
A350-900:US$287.7 million
A350-1000:US$332.1 million[4]

The Airbus A350 XWB (XWB standing for Extra Wide Body) is a type of airplane built by European aerospace company Airbus. It is a long-ranged aircraft with two engines and a wide body. It is predicted that the plane will be able to hold and transport 250-350 passengers in a first class, business class, and economy class or a normal 3-class setting. The airplane is scheduled to enter service first with Qatar Airways in mid-2014.

References[change | edit source]

  1. The parts are built in other countries, and are assembled in France
  2. "Fifth And final A350 XWB test aircraft enters final assembly line". Airbus. 4 November 2013.
  3. "Second A350 XWB test aircraft successfully completes first flight."Airbus.October 14,2013.
  4. "New Pricelist 2013." Airbus.